Having already dethroned one of combat sport's greats in Conor McGregor, UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has revealed the blueprint for his future fights which he feels will distinguish him as the world's top sportsman. Khabib is still waiting on the determination from a January 29 hearing to determine the terms of his punishment for the UFC 229 post-fight brawl last October, recently saying that he expects to receive a ban for a period of nine months to a year. Once the undefeated Russian fighter is cleared to compete though, he has identified a list of challengers which he says would stand him above any combat sports athlete to have gone before him. "I don’t know right now,” Khabib said in an interview with Submission Radio. "Why not maybe St-Pierre, Ferguson and Mayweather, it will be these three guys and we can retire and become the greatest athlete of all time." These three names have featured regularly next to Nurmagomedov's in the … [Read more...] about ‘GSP, Ferguson & Floyd’: Khabib outlines 3-fight plan to become ‘greatest athlete of all time’
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Bristol is a city that hasn't always been synonymous with sporting success, but it has produced some amazing sport stars over the years. We have listed what we believe are the top 15 sport stars of all time from the city and the surrounding area. The only caveat is they all have to be retired - because we have a new list of current best coming soon. This has taken lots of agonising and debating but the factors at play include: - Success they had - How sustained it was - How competitive an era - How hard in the respective sport - How much time they played in and around the city The list is in order of brillance. Do you agree? Is there anyone we have missed, let us know. 1. WG Grace W. G Grace is considered one of the greatest ever cricket players of all time. He was born and raised in Downed, and played first class cricket for 44 seasons between 1865 and 1908. This remains a record. W.G as he was known captained England and Gloucestershire, whilst being a qualified medical practitioner. … [Read more...] about Are these the greatest sport stars of all time from Bristol?
The newly crowned Philippine Miss Universe 2018, Catriona Magnayon Gray, has met with her homeland's president Rodrigo Duterte, who personally congratulated her on winning the prestigious pageant. He noted that Gray's path to victory was similar to that of legendary Philippine boxer Manny Pacquiao, who is considered one of the greatest boxers of all time by several rankings. Duterte added that like Pacquiao, Gray had been robustly supported by her fellow citizens on her way to major success. Посмотреть эту публикацию в Instagram Публикация от Catriona Gray (@catriona_gray) 16 Дек 2018 в 4:56 PST … [Read more...] about Duterte Meets Miss Universe, Compares Her to Legendary Philippine Boxer
Amanda Christovich USA TODAY Sports Published 7:55 p.m. UTC Jul 15, 2018 Conor McGregor rarely goes long without embroiling himself in controversy. The MMA fighter and boxer called Russian president Vladimir Putin "one of the greatest leaders of our time" in an Instagram post about attending Sunday's World Cup final. According to the post's caption, Putin gave McGregor a personal invitation to attend the final. The post also contained two photos of the pair posing together and conversing with a soccer game on a television in the background. "Today I was invited to the World Cup final as a guest of Russian President Vladimir Putin. McGregor's post sparked controversy on Twitter, where McGregor also posted the Instagram photos and captions. One twitter user wrote that McGregor "doesn't know the definition of (sic) world leader." One of the top comments on the post, by Twitter user Shawn Coss, read, "You may be my favorite fighter of … [Read more...] about Conor McGregor calls Vladimir Putin ‘one of the greatest leaders of our time’ at World Cup
Filipino boxing legend Manny Pacquiao has clinched his 60th victory with a seventh-round knockout of Argentinian Lucas Matthysse, his first stoppage in nine years. Pacquiao, 39, said his "convincing victory" in the World Boxing Association welterweight title fight, his 12th championship win, showed age isn't a barrier. He rebounded from his disappointing loss last year to Australian Jeff Horn and this victory could extend his boxing career that had taken a backseat to his political life as a Filipino senator. "This is it. I am back in boxing," Pacquiao said. "I am not done. I'm still there. It's just a matter of time. You have to rest and get it back and that's what I did." He said training with new coach Buboy Fernandes, after parting ways with long-time trainer Freddie Roach in the lead up to the fight, was effective and that he felt in control from the start. "At the beginning of round one, I had in my mind that I could control the fight but our strategy is to be patient, … [Read more...] about Manny Pacquiao wins 60th career fight with seventh-round knockout of Lucas Matthysse in Malaysia